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World Heritage: Hildesheim Cathedral and Its Treasures Claudia Hohl

World Heritage: Hildesheim Cathedral and Its Treasures

Claudia Hohl

Published September 1st 2007
ISBN : 9783795420031
Hardcover
80 pages
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This richly illustrated book provides insights into the cathedrals eventful 1200-year history, documenting and elucidating the architecture as well as the buildings unique decorations. It spans the cathedrals history from the legend of theMoreThis richly illustrated book provides insights into the cathedrals eventful 1200-year history, documenting and elucidating the architecture as well as the buildings unique decorations. It spans the cathedrals history from the legend of the Hildesheim Rosebush during the early ninth century, to Bishop Bernwards monumental eleventh century creations, and, finally, to the destruction and reconstruction of the cathedral during the mid-twentieth century. This book is a striking reflection of the unbroken vitality of the ecclesiastical and artistic traditions on the cathedral hill in Hildesheim.